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The Ride to Great Island Walking on Plum Island Beach Biking Plum Island
Cape Cod National Seashore
  A day in the Wellfleet Sanctuary

A day out in the sun through saltwater wetlands up to a barrier beach

Cost: $5 per person
Duration: Full day
Walking on Plum Island Beach
Walking on a beach across a National Wildlife Refuge, hearing the waves crashing on long, sandy beaches, watching birds and deers nearby… What else would you want on a day off?
Cost: $5
Duration: Half day
  Biking Plum Island

A truly exceptional setting for a leisure afternoon ride surrounded by wildlife and the sound of the waves.

Cost: $5 by car, $2
walk-in or bike-in
Duration: A few
hours/half day

The Cape Cod National Seashore

If you like loneliness, the sea, the sun and hours of walking on infinite beaches, this is THE place to hike.

Cost: Free
Duration: Full day
       
Walking - Cape Ann Kayak at Hingham Misery Islands
  Cape Ann
Tour the rocky shores of the Cape on this route that leads you through Gloucester, Rockport and to multiple vistas over the ocean.
Cost: $15 (bike
rental)
Duration: Full day
Coolidge Reservation
A large green that gently slopes down to the shoreline, with a magnificent view of the Atlantic… Watch seals, play frisbee, sleep in the sun. The choice is yours!
Cost: Free
Duration: Half-day/full day
  Kayak at Hingham
Rent your kayak at EMS and discover sea kayaking in one of the best and most protected spots around Boston. Would you like to have an island by yourself for a picnic?
Cost: $50 per person
Duration: Half-day/full day
Misery Islands

Two small rugged islands with great beaches and fewer visitors than the Boston Harbor Islands. No house, no power, no water. castaway atmosphere guaranteed!

Cost: $7 per person
Duration: Half-day/full day
       
Eastern Point Lighthouse Harbor Islands Magnolia Walking on Crane Beach
  Eastern Point Lighthouse

Take a leisure walk along the shore and to a great lighthouse at the entrance of Gloucester's busy harbor.

Cost: Free
Duration: A few
hours
Coolidge Reservation
A large green that gently slopes down to the shoreline, with a magnificent view of the Atlantic… Watch seals, play frisbee, sleep in the sun. The choice is yours!
Cost: Free
Duration: Half-day/full day
  Sea Kayak at Magnolia

Here, you will paddle on the Atlantic Ocean—next land east: Europe! One of the nicest harbors on the North Shore, with stops on an island and a small, hidden beach

Cost: $25 per person
Duration: A few
hours/half-day
Walking on
Crane Beach

Explore the 7 miles of waterfront of a great conservation area.

Cost: $20 per car
Duration: Half-day/full day
       
Crane Beach, The Sand Dunes Crane Beach, The Sand Dunes Nahant
Hiking to the Tip of Plum Island
  Crane Beach, The Sand Dunes
Find your way in the sand dunes of Crane Beach.
Cost: $20 per car
Duration: Half-day/full day
Crowninshield Island
In one of the most beautiful settings on the North Shore, access the island at low tide and enjoy this reservation to meditate or gaze at the ocean
Cost: $1-3 per
person

Duration: Half-day

  Nahant - East Point

Sit on a bench with the ocean on three sides and rocky cliffs below your feet

Cost: Free
Duration: A few
hours
Hiking to the Tip of Plum Island
Hiking across a National Wildlife Refuge, hearing the waves crashing on long, sandy beaches, watching birds and deers… What else would you want on a day off?
Cost: $5
Duration: Half day/
full day
       
The Ride to Great Island Camping in the Wellfleet Sanctuary    
  The Ride to Great Island

It is not every day that you can ride from deep in the countryside directly to a sandy beach overlooking the ocean…

Cost: Free
Duration: Half day
Camping in the Wellfleet Sanctuary

One of the most secluded and exclusive campgrounds in Massachusetts

Cost: $25 per night

Duration: Weekend

 

 

   
 

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